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Document 12016E160

Consolidated version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
PART THREE - UNION POLICIES AND INTERNAL ACTIONS
TITLE X - SOCIAL POLICY
Article 160 (ex Article 144 TEC)

OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 118–119 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/tfeu_2016/art_160/oj

7.6.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 202/118


Article 160

(ex Article 144 TEC)

The Council, acting by a simple majority after consulting the European Parliament, shall establish a Social Protection Committee with advisory status to promote cooperation on social protection policies between Member States and with the Commission. The tasks of the Committee shall be:

to monitor the social situation and the development of social protection policies in the Member States and the Union,

to promote exchanges of information, experience and good practice between Member States and with the Commission,

without prejudice to Article 240, to prepare reports, formulate opinions or undertake other work within its fields of competence, at the request of either the Council or the Commission or on its own initiative.

In fulfilling its mandate, the Committee shall establish appropriate contacts with management and labour.

Each Member State and the Commission shall appoint two members of the Committee.


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